Diversity in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

This webinar discussed: the role of the university in preparing students for entrepreneurial thinking and innovation; the role of corporate partners in supporting Black students and other students of color in the entrepreneurship space; the role universities play in diversifying the corporate sector; addressing and prioritizing DEI in fostering entrepreneurship and supporting minority-owned business; examples of challenges and successes

William F. Pickard, PhD ‘71, Chairman and Executive Founder of GAA Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management, GAA New Ventures, Co-Managing Partner MGM Grand Detroit Casino, CEO of Bearwood Management McDonald’s and co-owner of five black-owned newspapers
Robert Lee Wright, Jr., OD ‘60, Dimensions International, Inc.



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